How to Make Black America Better: Leading African Americans Speak Out Paperback

How to Make Black America Better: Leading African Americans Speak Out Paperback
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Issuing a powerful call for constructive social action, the popular radio and television commentator Tavis Smiley has assembled the voices of leading African American artists, intellectuals, and politicians from Chuck D to Cornel West to Maxine Waters. How to Make Black America Better takes a pragmatic, solutions-oriented approach that includes Smiley’s own ten challenges to the African American community.

Smiley and his contributors stress the family tie, the power of community networks, the promise of education, and the leverage of black economic and political strength in shaping a new vision of America. Encouraging African Americans to realize the potential of their own leadership and to work collectively from the bottom up, the selections offer new ideas for addressing vital issues facing black communities. Featuring original essays by some of our most important thinkers, How to Make Black America Better is an essential book for anyone concerned with the status of African Americans today.

Product Details Paperback: 272 pages Publisher: Anchor; Reprint edition (January 2, 2002) Language: English ISBN-10: 0385720874 ISBN-13: 978-0385720878 Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 0.6 x 8 inches Shipping Weight: 7.8 ounces